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- Large peaceful woodland site close to several big parks and lakes
- An hour's drive from the Yale town of New Haven
- Outdoor pool, café, playground, volleyball court and games room
Scenic wildlife havens and endless outdoor options in the Connecticut countryside are easily reached from White Pines Campsites… it's a peaceful woodland park in Connecticut, 10 miles from its nearest town of Barkhamsted and within easy reach of caves, forests and a huge reservoir and dam.
You can go swimming, canoeing/kayaking and tubing in the nearby lakes from here, as well as fishing for trout, bass and sunnies (just check out what licence/s you'll need first). Lots of hiking and cycling trails are in the area's state parks and woodlands; golfing and mountain biking are nearby, and the Yale town of New Haven is just over an hour's drive away.
If you don't fancy cooking, a café is in the park and a good selection of restaurants in the immediate local area; if you do, barbecues and campfires are both allowed and the well-stocked convenience store also sells gas cylinders.
Among the leisure facilities are an outdoor pool, a playground, a volleyball court and a games room filled with arcades. Outdoor activities are available around the park.
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Kept tidy, good staff
Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Large (51-200 sites)
Mountain biking nearby
Touring and motorhomes
Gray water hook-up for RVs/trailers
Water hook-up points for tourers
Lots of outdoor options are available within a short drive: the West Hill Pond Boat Launch and its fly fishing, five miles away; walking and photography at the spectacular Saville Dam (six miles); swimming, boating fishing at Barkhamsted Reservoir (10 miles), and hiking the trails of the Peoples State Forest, eight miles away.
(The forest's also home to the Peoples State Forest Nature Museum, covering the nature and wildlife of the area as well as information on its pioneers, Native Americans and industries like logging and quarrying.)
Another top hike is to the Indian Council Caves 10 miles from White Pines Campsites, made up of boulders, sitting in the middle of the Tunxis State Forest – they're neither caves nor Native American, but well worth a visit with your camera anyway.
The coastal city of New Haven, site of famed Yale University, is 55 miles away. If you're touring this side of the States, you can reach New York in 127 miles, Boston in 133 and Philadelphia in 218.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Camping and touring|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||Anytime|
|Depart by:||2 p.m.|
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||Anytime|
|Depart by:||11 a.m.|
White Pines Campsites cancellation policy
7 days notice prior to arrival informing of cancellation of a campsite and 14 days for a cancellation of a rental cabin, RV or pop-up.
A $25 cancellation fee is charged to sites and $45 to cabins.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. White Pines Campsites will debit the balance from your card 12 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 12 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does White Pines Campsites have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
- Is White Pines Campsites dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near White Pines Campsites? Lots of outdoor options are available within a short drive: the West Hill Pond Boat Launch and its fly fishing, five miles away; walking and photography at the spectacular Saville Dam (six … Read more
When can I check in and check out of White Pines Campsites?
Camping and touring Arrive: 3 p.m. – Anytime Depart by: 2 p.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: 3 p.m. – Anytime Depart by: 11 a.m.